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  1. 1965
    Community Health Representative program inspires similar programs
    At the Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota, the Oglala Lakota establish the first community health ...
  2. 1953
    Congress seeks to abolish tribes, relocate American Indians
    Congress passes a resolution beginning a federal policy of termination, through which American Indian ...
  3. 1944
    National Congress of American Indians established
    The National Congress of American Indians (NCAI) is founded. A generation educated in off-reservation ...
  4. 1934
    Commissioner calls for religious freedom for American Indians
    Commissioner of Indian Affairs, John Collier, issues a circular on American Indian religious freedom, ...
  5. 1934
    South Dakota insane asylum closed and investigated
    The Office of Indian Affairs insane asylum in Canton, South Dakota, is shut down because of terrible ...
  6. 1923
    Pioneering Apsáalooke (Crow) nurse graduates
    Susie Walking Bear Yellow graduates from the Boston City Hospital School of Nursing and returns to the ...